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1. Carousel (1956)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Musical

6.9
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Billy Bigelow has been dead for fifteen years, and now outside the pearly gates, he long waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. But he has heard that there is a problem with his ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

Votes: 4,501

2. State Fair (1945)

Approved | 100 min | Musical, Romance

7.1
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Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine

Votes: 2,767

3. Libeled Lady (1936)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Votes: 5,349

4. All Hallows' Eve 2 (2015)

Unrated | 91 min | Horror

4.8
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A woman finds a VHS tape on her doorstep that shows a series of gruesome tales that could be real. But the true danger is the pumpkin-faced killer that's using the tape to find his next victim.

Directors: Jesse Baget, Elias Benavidez, Andrés Borghi, Jay Holben, Mike Kochansky, James Kondelik, Jon Kondelik, Bryan Norton, Antonio Padovan, Ryan Patch, Marc Roussel | Stars: Andrea Monier, Damien Monier, Helen Rogers, Tyler Rossell

Votes: 723

5. Nightmare Alley (1947)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

Votes: 5,144

6. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.8
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This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

Votes: 5,097

7. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall, Elayne Boosler

Votes: 557

8. Fox and His Friends (1975)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Working class and middle-upper class worlds come together in this interesting look at class conflict within the gay world from the German director Reiner Werner Fassbinder. Fassbinder plays... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm, Adrian Hoven

Votes: 3,347

9. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Unrated | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Bert Roach

Votes: 2,580

10. Road to Rio (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 2,494 | Gross: $4.50M

11. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone, John Hoyt

Votes: 4,389

12. Dante's Inferno (1935)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Claire Trevor, Henry B. Walthall, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 558

13. Moonrise (1948)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dane Clark, Gail Russell, Ethel Barrymore, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 1,037

14. The Man in Grey (1943)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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After a brutish, hedonistic Marquis marries a pretty young Clarissa to act as a 'brood sow,' he begins an affair with her friend who plots to take her place.

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger

Votes: 636

15. The Unholy Three (1930)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent, Harry Earles

Votes: 787

16. The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Joan Leslie

Votes: 600

17. She Freak (1967)

Unrated | 83 min | Horror

3.1
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Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.

Directors: Byron Mabe, Donn Davison | Stars: Claire Brennen, Lee Raymond, Lynn Courtney, Bill McKinney

Votes: 550

18. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Alice Faye, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

Votes: 320

19. Susan Lenox (1931)

Approved | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Jean Hersholt, John Miljan

Votes: 761

20. Le sourire (1994)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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After he learns that a heart attack may be imminent, Pierre Francois, an old psychiatrist, becomes physically attracted to Odile, a sensuous young woman. Odile later uses their relationship... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Richard Bohringer, Emmanuelle Seigner, Chantal Banlier

Votes: 266 | Gross: $0.06M

21. The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case (1932)

Unrated | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A young woman turns to Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's menaced by an escaped killer seeking missing treasure. However, when the woman is kidnapped, Holmes and Watson must penetrate the city's criminal underworld to find her.

Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Isla Bevan, Ian Hunter, Graham Soutten

Votes: 353

22. Zenobia (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy

6.0
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A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter's upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon, Billie Burke, Alice Brady

Votes: 386

23. Heldorado (1946)

Passed | 70 min | Music, Western

7.0
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Heldorado is an annual parade celebrating Las Vegas as a frontier town. Roy is captain of the guards at Boulder Dam. He helps celebrate the town's anniversary while capturing racketeers involved with the local casinos.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

Votes: 81

24. High Diving Hare (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.0
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Yosemite Sam tries to force Bugs Bunny to do a high-diving act when the regular act cancels; but the bullying pipsqueak is no match for our redoubtable rabbit.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 1,140

25. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 167

26. The Glass Tomb (1955)

59 min | Mystery

5.5
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Crowds flock to a carnival sideshow to see "The Starving Man", a heavyset man who claims he can go 70 days without eating. However, a couple of murders occur at the carnival, resulting in the police becoming involved.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: John Ireland, Honor Blackman, Geoffrey Keen, Eric Pohlmann

Votes: 101

27. 3-2-1 Penguins: The Amazing Carnival of Complaining (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.5
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Director: Ron Smith | Stars: Mark Marten, Melissa Peterson, Annie Walker-Bright, Ron Wells

Votes: 40

28. Love in Bloom (1935)

75 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A young girl runs away from her carnival family to make it in New York and becomes involved with a handsome young songwriter.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joe Morrison, Dixie Lee

Votes: 99

29. Carnival Magic (1981)

G | 86 min | Fantasy

3.8
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A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »

Director: Al Adamson | Stars: Don Stewart, Jennifer Houlton, Howard Segal, Regina Carrol

Votes: 122

30. When's Your Birthday? (1937)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Some shady characters discover that a sad sack nightclub bus boy has the ability to predict outcomes of races and other events through astrology.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Marian Marsh, Fred Keating, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 118

31. Alias the Deacon (1940)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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A hillbilly deacon, who is actually a cardsharp in disguise, becomes involved in a small-town fight game.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Bob Burns, Mischa Auer, Peggy Moran, Dennis O'Keefe

Votes: 6

32. The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1934)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Popeye comes to ask Olive out, but finds she's gone off with the title character. Popeye goes to the circus (ringmaster Wimpy) looking for her, to find she's part of the act; an aerial battle ensues.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Mae Questel

Votes: 131

33. The Last Crooked Mile (1946)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The notorious Jarvis gang robs a bank, one member is killed in the subsequent shootout, they ditch the getaway car, but are recognized at a roadblock as they take it on the lam and are ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Ann Savage, Adele Mara, Tom Powers

Votes: 38

34. The Dizzy Acrobat (1943)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.3
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Woody Woodpecker sneaks in to see the circus as an usher attempts to stop him. Both of them end up on the trapeze and the high wire.

Director: Alex Lovy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Kent Rogers

Votes: 110

35. The Mite Makes Right (1948)

Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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Tom Thumb runs away from home to join the circus.

Directors: Bill Tytla, George Germanetti | Stars: Jackson Beck, Charles Irving, Cecil Roy

Votes: 35

36. M Is for Masochist (2013)

Short, Horror

6.1
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Directors: James Kondelik, Jon Kondelik | Stars: Zion Healy, Finn Kobler, Jonathan Nation, Bill Oberst Jr.

Votes: 19

37. Old Maid's Mistake (1934)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Al Boasberg | Stars: Walter Catlett, Dot Farley, Kathrin Clare Ward, Emma Ray

38. Carnival Show (1938)

10 min | Short, Music

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Using the backdrop and excitement of a local carnival, this soundie short features four different and unique acts, from the fast talking carnival barker (Clyde Hager) and the singing of Jon... See full summary »

Director: Milton Schwarzwald | Stars: Clyde Hager, Jan Peerce, Cotton Club Tramp Band, Three DeLovelies

39. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode One (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 224

40. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 188

41. The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949– )
Episode: County Fair (1949)

Comedy

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Series regulars include comic performs Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, singer/actress Mary McCarty, and dancers Marge and Gower Champion.

Director: Max Liebman | Stars: Sid Caesar, Mary McCarty, Imogene Coca, Marge Champion

42. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (1989)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.6
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A bum displays his ability to resurrect himself.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: John Kassir, Joe Pantoliano, Robert Wuhl, Kathleen York

Votes: 700

43. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Lower Berth (1990)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.6
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Enoch, the two-faced man, an attraction at a sideshow, falls in love with a 2,000 year old mummy, eventually leading up to the conception of their bastard child, The Crypt Keeper.

Director: Kevin Yagher | Stars: Lewis Arquette, Stefan Gierasch, Mark Rolston, Jeff Yagher

Votes: 371

44. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Mild Mild West (2009)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Buffalo Bill Cody pulls into town with his roadshow. Murder happens during the show and it's up to Murdoch and the team to solve it.

Director: Paul Fox | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 123

45. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: No Business Like ----- (1958)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Doc Fawcett hires Mike to find the person to whom he's paying protection money. He's received letters that threaten his daughter, a high-wire acrobat, will suffer a serious, if not fatal, ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Darren McGavin, Anthony Caruso, Jeanne Cooper, Susan Morrow

Votes: 5

46. The Great Gildersleeve (1955– )
Episode: Practice What You Preach (1955)

30 min | Comedy

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Gildy takes drastic action when he learns his girlfriend has been seen with other men.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Willard Waterman, Ronald Keith, Stephanie Griffin, Doris Singleton

47. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Episode: Sideshow (1980)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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David 'Burns' reluctantly becomes the stage manager for a carnival act and gets close to a young 'psychic' who is accused of being a jinx.

Director: Nicholas Corea | Stars: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Judith Chapman

Votes: 44

48. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Jar (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A carnival barker sells a jar containing a mysterious, hairy, octopus-like mass to Charlie Hill of Wilder's Hollow for $12.25. He shows it to his wife Thedy, who hates it. Soon everyone ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Pat Buttram, Collin Wilcox Paxton, William Marshall

Votes: 225

49. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of the Dark Music (1992)

Not Rated | 22 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

9.2
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Andy Carr moves in the new neighborhood where things don't start out well until he figures out that there's something hidden inside his basement.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Graham Selkirk, Kathryn Graves, Jennie Lévesque, Leif Anderson

Votes: 205